A two-year-old boy has undergone surgery on his face after he was savaged by a family dog.
A man has died and another person is still missing after a gas explosion which destroyed a terraced house, police said.
Child protection experts called for a national register of youngsters who go missing from council care to stop them from slipping into a life of violence and sexual abuse. Their demand comes days after an Oxford gang were convicted of abusing under-age girls in care.
The internet giant Google has thrown a corporate veil of secrecy around its billionaire executive chairman putting in doubt his scheduled attendance at a meeting in Downing Street on Monday with the Prime Minister.
The widow of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko has called for the inquest into her late husband’s death to be abandoned and for a public inquiry to be held in its place.
The RAF’s Red Arrows air display team has been cleared by the Chief of the Air Staff to fly in displays this year, the RAF said today.
Police officers who used “unsuitable force” to restrain a schizophrenic man who died in custody face further scrutiny after a review criticised the police watchdog for failures in its initial investigation.
The “sweetheart” deal between HM Revenue and Customs and the investment bank Goldman Sachs was flawed, but not illegal, the High Court has ruled.
First he was shot, stuffed and introduced to Queen Victoria. Now Britain’s most celebrated walrus is leaving his home on a fake iceberg in south-east London for his first glimpse of the sea for more than a century.
For much of the world, Bahrain is notable for unpalatable reasons related to its repression of democracy protests. For the Prince of Wales, the Gulf state is of more interest – it is claimed – as a business opportunity for the charity set up to expound his ideas on town planning.